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Sep 4, 2010 11:00pm EDT
quote of congress. will it work? plus, unions are waging war on "los angeles times" after the newspaper publishes evaluations of thousands of city teachers. is the data fair game? welcome to the journal
Sep 15, 2010 7:00am PDT
quote of "ncis: los angeles" airs: harry? >>> moms and dads sometimes need help in the kitchen so why not get the kids involved? cat cora is teaming with the mup mets in two new video series,
Sep 2, 2010 4:00pm PDT
quote tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. president obama marked the end of the iraq war last night with a prime-time address from the oval office, but numerous questions remain tonight about the american long term commitment, so first of tonight, a conversation with john burns, a former baghdad chief for "the new york times." also with us tonight, laura lippman, with her new novel "i'd know you anywhere." john burns and author laura lippman. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis smiley in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] >> ending this war is not in the interest of iraq
Sep 27, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. >> and beyond the bay area, downtown los angeles has reported reported 113 degrees to the old record for los angeles 1112 degrees on june 26, 1990. the los angeles record previously was 1112. and the city of san francisco spanspends hal50 million, and thousands ren on the streets. >> the city of san francisco spend $150 million for homeless each year. and it has taken of and thousand of the streets in the past six years. either permanent housing or sending them home. kate thompson reports of thousands more remain on the street. >> san francisco is not going to close the borders to the homeless so every year everybody comes to the city and ends up on the street. >> the client, we've a lot of social service organization, and a very tolerant community. and a people in need. i think that all plays into effect for homeless coming to san francisco. >> homeless advocates are saying that they are from the bay area increased, dramatically over the past couple of years because of the economy. despite spending millions, there are 250 families on the wait list for shelter. >> people from poor communitie
Sep 30, 2010 12:00pm PDT
's a live picture. news conference in los angeles. they are setting up. attorney gloria allred and nicky diaz santillan are expected to reveal a document that they say proves whitman knew she was here illegally. the speculation is it is a letter sent by the federal government to whitman in 2000 that diaz's social security number didn't match up. whitman spoke out out out earlier and didn't see the letter as the housekeeper got the mail. >> the nicky that i knew was not the nicky that i saw at that press conference yesterday. reading from that prepared statement, those weren't nicky's words. and that wasn't the nicky i knew. so gosh, it would main me to believe that that's what she had done -- it would pain me to believe that that's what she had done but i have no other explanation. >> and this is nicky diaz santillan who was fired after she admitted her illegal status in 2009 to meg whitman. diaz yesterday claimed whitman emotionally and financially abused her before whitman fired her in 2009. and when whitman was asked why she didn't report diaz to "ins," she said she felt like what sh
FOX News
Sep 4, 2010 2:00pm EDT
on it to keep control of congress. will it work? plus, unions are waging wars on the los angeles times and publishing evaluations of thousands of teachers, is the data fair game? welcome to the journal editorial report, i'm paul giggo with the most sweeping tax cuts in a generation due to expire in january. a showdown is brewing. when lawmakers return to capitol hill from summer recess, worried about the fragile economy and their own upcoming elections and a growing number of rank and file democrats are joining the republican opposition to president obama's plans to let the bush era tax cuts expire. even for the wealthy, so can democrat leaders keep a lid on the dissent or are they quietly planning a tax cut and maybe some more spending of their own. joining the panel this week, wall streeted columnist and editor, and senior economics writer, steve moore. so, steve, how serious is this rank and file democratic revolt against raising taxes? >> well, it gets worse every week, paul, and there's two reasons for that. number one, the democrats poll numbers keep going down week after week an
Sep 16, 2010 1:30am PDT
las riquezas el folklore mexicano. >> en los angeles tambiÉn celebraron. >> millones podrÁn ver en el palacio nacional de la capital mexicana el acto de independencia, el sillÓn presidencial de benito juÁrez, la bandera de zapata, entre otras riquezas histÓricas de la patria de morelos. >> la propuesta demÓcrata de sacar adelante el dream act recibe el apoyo de lÍderes de los integrantes. >> este es su noticiero univisiÓn Última hora. >> viva mÉxico! >> viva! >> viva mÉxico! >> viva! >> muy buenas noches, bienvenido a Última hora. una celebraciÓn para la historia, llena de emociones ,patriotismo, corazÓn. edgard muÑoz nos comparte esta alegrÍa que se vive en la capital de mÉxico. ♪ >> con una plazo de la constituciÓn llena, y la gente vestida con impermeables blancos como sÍmbolo de la paz el presidente de mÉxico tocÓ la campana de dolores para rendir tributo a los hÉroes que hace 200 aÑos se lanzaron a la lucha por la libertad de la patria. >> viva morelos! viva josefa ortiz de domÍnguez! viva allende! viva matamoros! viva la independencia nacional! viva el
Sep 28, 2010 5:00pm EDT
estudios. >> los familiares están desesperados vamos a los angeles quien está en el mismo corazón en la costa oeste, donde muchos no han podido comunicarse como bien decía con sus seres queridos. >> adelante salvador te escuchamos, cuéntanos. >> que tal buenas tardes. >> y aquí en los angeles la comunidad se movilizó al enterarse del alud que sepultó a cientos de casas muy méxico y muchas familias están preocupadas por que no es fácil comunicarse a la zona de desastre. >> el estado de emergencia en oaxaca tiene ángel sánchez preocupado, por que su familia vive en la zona que ha sido golpeada por los aguaceros. >> su angustia aumentó cuando se enteró del alud que ocurrió en la madrugada. >> yo tengo a mi familia allá y pues, está en diferentes lugares y yo creo que pues toda la gente nos preocupa. >> te has logrado comunicar con. >> ahorita mpacto. >> la desesperación se apodera de quienes no se han podido comunicar con sus familiares. prim los padres de alberto alvarez, viven en la zona de desastre. >> por lo que se mira, casi la mitad del pueblo. >> que se derrumbó yer
Sep 19, 2010 11:00pm PDT
alert -- we're working with los angeles, too. as opposed to putting an led light on the pole, putting up a solar panel with a battery is dangerous. we have the bureau take the daytime generation through the solar panel, so it back during peak hours, and by the power back at the lower rate at night. in essence what they're doing, they're almost getting a credit back. we can work right with street lights, metal, aluminum, fiberglass. the grid is everywhere. it is here in this building, at every street light, every poll, every utility box. on the report, there were some questions about utilizing wireless carriers or working with verizon or at&t. the technology is open, integration is very simple. currently, the city of los angeles is installing 50,000 lives that will generate power. there is no permit or these upfront design and engineering costs. i spent 15 years with pg&e doing projects, and tatarstan the whole game. for you guys, we would install the manufacturing facility here in the san francisco area. we would generate -- we're working with pg&e on this as well, about 400 permanent jo
Sep 29, 2010 6:30pm EDT
brings the arts home. >> "bbc world news" was presented by kcet, los angeles. presented by kcet, los angeles. >> "bbc world news" is presented by kcet, los angeles. funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation. and union bank. >> union bank has put its global expertise to work for a wide range of companies. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> pakistan's most militant regencies a sudden increase in don't attacks -- in drone attacks. action again tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley.
Sep 25, 2010 6:00pm PDT
from los angeles to san diego is baking in an early-fall heat wave. temperatures hit the nigh 90s along the coast and triple digits inland. wildfire watches very posted in los angeles area. floodwaters from a furious fall storm are receding said in parts of minnesota and wisconsin, but other areas are still suffering from the worst flooding in 17-year-old. lindsey seibert is in hard-hit zumbro falls, minnesota. >> reporter: in the town of zumbro falls, in southeastern minnesota, people have built their lives around the zumbro river. >> we didn't even save family pictures. >> i had workers. they lost their jobs. their homes and everything. >> reporter: overnight, the river crested, bringing more than 12 feet of water into the town's main streets. now, as the water has receded, an estimated 60 homes and 20 businesses are gone. you can see just how high the water rose here at the fire department, with the damaged equipment inside the least of their worries because half the firefighters lost their homes. the national guard has ordered the town's 200 residents to stay out until they know it'
Sep 22, 2010 4:30am PDT
with padding their paychecks at the expense of the people who live in the working-class suburb of los angeles. sandra hughes reports this morning. >> reporter: finally the people in bell, california have something to celebrate, former city manager robert rizzo, who was being paid twice the salary of the president, was arrested tuesday. he was charged with corruption and misuse of funds, along with seven other city officials. >> corruption on steroids. >> reporter: a battering ram was used to break down the door and arrest the mayor, oscar hernandez. robert rizzo, the former city manager, who resigned, was making almost $800,000. his assistant was making $376,000. current and former city council members who worked part time made $100,000 a year. >> they used the tax dollars collected from the hard-working citizens of bell as their own piggybank, which they then looted at will. >> reporter: angry residents have demanded payback after accusations that bell city officials hiked property taxes, sewer fees, and allegedly targeted hispanics for motor vehicle violations and towing fees to raise money
Sep 26, 2010 8:00pm EDT
people and that took me to new york, chicago and los angeles. in all of those cities, i went centers.r sanus i had a booth at the juneteenth parade to collect names of people who might have migrated from the south to the north. i was going places where i might find people that were now seniors and might have been participants in this migration to the they were not hard to find. it was a matter of going in and talking to them and hearing their story. >> how did you gather the information? >> i took notes, obviously. it was essentially like an audition. it was like a casting call. >> what years were you doing this? >> it took me 15 years. it was basically 1995 and it took me about 18 months to interview from city to city, and going from place to place. this was an order to find these three. one of the most interesting things of the people were the clubs that exist in all of these cities. when you go to los angeles, there is a lake charles, louisiana club. there are multiple texas clubs, multiple new orleans clubs. i had to find a way to get access to them and then i would begin to inte
Sep 28, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. >> seguimos con el tema en la ciudad los angeles se encuentra la mayor concentración de mexicanos en estados unidos, ahn numerosas personas procedentes de oaxaca, fue a buscar las reacciones de algunos de ellos y esto es lo que le dijeron. >> hablando en su lengua con la angustia en el rostro,isionnotir temprano severino garcía echó manos del teléfono para ision comunicarse. >> el poblado en la sierra de oaxaca donde vo univisioh@notic vida donde ahora se cierne la tragedia. >> estuve estudiando en esa not vecinas. >> señalan que laticier situacin grave. >> son desliz ments bien fuertes, ni los mismosh@ciero s que andan limpiando ahí dicen que se fueron para la ciudad. >> en medio de la incertidumbre quienes tienen familiares y amigos señalan por el momento solo les queda esperar que se reanuden lasero un comunicacion para entonces conocer de manera noticiero univisionnoticiero un vivido algo así. >> mientras tanto un grupo deno. >> esperamos reunir el suficiente dinerision >> las sillas va cias a la hora del almuerzo en los angeles, eran para edith paz mudo testimonio de la tragedia
Sep 7, 2010 6:00pm PDT
angeles generó protestas. >> el barrio hispano mac arthur en los angeles se vio envuelto en una protesta, esto hizo que la policía actuara con bombas antimotires. >> seis personas fueron arrestadas, cuando la policía ordenó que se dispersara la protesta. >> ignoramos de donde provinieron los disturbios de anoche, no provino de la gente guatemalteca. >> la noche anterior el hombre murió a manos de la policia quienes aseguraron que el hombre portaba un cuchillo >> ante la controversia está la necesidad de una investigación. >> la policía tiene derecho a detener a la gente, pero no a matar. >> ni a un animal se le puede hacer eso. >> la muerte de este hombre ya es la segunda en menos de 15 dias que pone entredicho a la policía de los angeles. jaime garcía univisión. >> la construccion de una mezquita cerca de la zona cero sigue provocando polemica a eso tambien que un pastor quemará ejemplares del corán. . . >>> lío está armando un pastor de una iglesia que planea hacer un acto el 11 de septiembre. la autoridad le pide que no lo haga. >> la preocupación aumenta mientras se ac
Sep 21, 2010 7:00pm EDT
". >> it is against all that we stand for as americans. >> reporter: it even inspired an art exhibit in los angeles, photographs of more than 60 gays still in uniform and hiding their identities. >> countless others currently serve in the military and have to hide who they are and i wanted to show photographs that really captured that kind of isolation. >> reporter: but repeal did not have the support of the leaders of the four arms services is who wanted to wait until the pentagon completes its own study of the effects of allowing gays to serve openly. >> i don't know yet what the impact on unit cohesion will be. i don't know yet what the impact of... on recruiting and retention will be in our combat readiness. >> reporter: this was not the last chance to repeal "don't ask, don't tell" but it might have been the best chance for some time to come. katie? >> couric: all right. david martin at the pentagon tonight. david, thanks very much. bill clinton was president when "don't ask, don't tell" became law. since then, an estimated 13,000 gay and lesbian service members have been kicked out of the mil
Sep 18, 2010 7:30am EDT
, but then the generosity started. they donated money to yousef. their money took them from baghdad to los angeles to a leading burn surgeon. >> his father had been pounding the pavement in baghdad for about nearly eight months. he happened to be in a store where he heard about cnn, was told that perhaps cnn could help. >> just going to the cnn bureau in baghdad, yousef's father was risking his life. yousef's father returned to the cnm bureau four times before our producer, mohammed, had time to see him. for his safety, we aren't showing his face either. >> he showed me the first picture of yousef before the incident, and that smile. i couldn't help myself but to cry. i said, oh, my god. this is your son before the incident. i run with this picture to arwa, and arwa also was like in the middle of something busy. i said, arwa, leave everything. look to this picture. >> and for us, that was it. we were going to do the story, if only for the sole reason of trying to get this kid help. i was actually really nervous the day before the story went out on tv and then we did a web version of it. i sensed -
Sep 27, 2010 7:00pm PDT
found the new signs are driving them crazy. if. >> it's like being in los angeles all of a sudden you are in a lane and cannot. >> reporter: the high adequate doughnut occupancy toll lanes or hot lane allows people to pay a total and there has been about 1500 told pairs per day along the 14-mile stretch of interstate 680 down to 237. the complaints have come in about traffic jams and can be shared. >> there were backups. people were surprised and curious about the new science, striping, praising. >> also the hot lane only has three extra points and some drivers say they do not correspond to where they need to go. >> i think our money could be spent a lot better. >> officials say they are reviewing the routes that changes may be difficult in places with curves or overpasses that are too narrow to add exit lane suggested washington street intersection. >> the exit and entry point have an 1804 merge lane next to them. we do not escape in and out immediately -- not just getting in and out immediately. >> reporter: officials met with caltrans to review traffic data in and ac delays on i-
Sep 27, 2010 4:00pm PDT
, in southern california, downtown los angeles had a new record. the all-time high of one of the 30 degrees! 12:3:00 p.m.-113 degrees! and these are live pictures of a wild fire. it is 20 a. but you can see that it is growing. these winds are still going, and that hot weather, this wind is also according to some degree. the working fire crews are along highway 101, and going towards open spaces, away from structures. two different helicopters are on the way, two different helicopters are currently working on the fire. so far, no evacuation's have been ordered. this just in to the kron 4 news room and the scheduled execution of albert brown has now been delayed by 45 hours. the convicted murderer, rapist was supposed to be convicteuthanize by lethal injen now that is going to be postponed until thursday evening. and he is still waiting to decide if he wantcan grant clemency. >> know, the losses for the san francisco forty-niners. and of vern is going to tell us about the organization. >> how many fingers? >> sex! that means sex offensive coordinators. -six! and the offense of court in there, a m
Sep 28, 2010 12:18pm EDT
a detective. my character grew up in new york and los angeles. he is the son of a cinematographer. he was on the inside of the entertainment industry from a birth, enamored of it, and then eventually disillusioned by it, so he joined the police force. he has a unique perspective and a great sense of humor. i have a lot of great zingers at the end of the act. i get to tease my more straight- laced partner. >> it sounds like a great show. anything in this series is usually top quality. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> you can watch of the season premier uppof "law and order, ls angeles" tomorrow night right here on wbal at 10:00. kerrey from valley view farm's is here to answer your lawn and garden questions. what do you have here? >> this is a pansy. you can hang it over a pot. it will spread out. >> you are always coming up with new things. >> constantly. >> we have some questions. "what is the best way to get rid of poison ivy and poison oak?" >> i like a product from the cut. line's calle dab it on to the leaves and stuff. it is the least invasive way. you are not putting
Sep 8, 2010 7:00am EDT
presented by kcet, los angeles. funding for this presentation is made possible by -- the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, and union bank. >> union bank has put its financial strength to work for a wide range of companies. from small businesses to major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> right now, as we go on the air, bye-bye publishes the results of its own investigations -- bp publishes the results of its own investigation. will it accept responsibility or play the blame game? >> history shows in most cases it is all to do with how procedures are implemented. welcome to "gmt." i'm george alagiah. also in the program -- football down under. she lay's trapped miners watch the national team -- chile's trapped miners. and moves on the dance floor -- what women look for. it is early morning in washington, 7:00 p.m. in hong kong and midday in london, headquarters of the oil giant bp. it is releasing the results of its own investigation of the exp
Sep 8, 2010 4:30am PDT
on a flight from thailand to los angeles. >>> and state of emergency. no relief in sight as a wildfire rages out of control in colorado, destroying dozens of homes. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, september 8, 20 10. >>> good morning, everybody. good to see you. it is wednesday morning. you tend to forget when you move through the week like this. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen. that florida preacher who plans to burn copies of the koran, the muslim holy book, will not back down. everyone is condemning the plan by reverend terry jones, but jones says he's trying to send a message to radical islam. tara mergener is in washington with the latest on that. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. jones believes radical islam could take over america and says burning the koran is a warning. secretary of state hillary clinton is just the latest official to lash out at pastor terry jones. >> i am heartened by the clear unequivocal condemnation of this disrespectful, disgraceful act. >> reporter: the florida preacher has sparked worldwide controversy over his plans to p
Sep 11, 2010 9:00am EDT
from boston to los angeles, but we're just getting initial reports of that. again, we must tell you that we're trying to get as much information, but it is trickling in at a very slow pace. so, all of this is unconfirmed. and, of course, speculation of a terrorist attack is unconfirmed although that is what some pentagon officials are saying. let's go to president bush right now. >> unfortunately, we'll be going back to washington after my remarks. secretary rod pace and the lieutenant governor will take the podium and discuss education. i do want to thank the folks ar here at the booker elementary school for their hospitality. today we've had an national tragedy. two airplanehave crashed into the world trade center in an apparent terrorist attack on our country. i have spoken to the vice president, to the governor of new york, to the director of the fbi, and have ordered that the full resources of the federal government go to help the victims and their families, and to conduct a full-scale investigation, to hunt down and to find those folks who committed this act. terrorism against
Sep 21, 2010 2:30am PDT
chicago, detroit, san francisco y los angeles. ---los funcionarios del transporte Úblico de los condados de alameda y contra costa consideran reducir a la mitad el servicio durante los fines de semana y eliminar casi todas las rutas durante la noche.-- esta medida dÁ stica es una reaccÓn al Éficit presupuestario de 56 millones de Ólares que enfrenta la agencia "ac transit".-- los cambios, que seÍan implementados a partir de diciembre, van a ser discutidos por la junta directiva el pÓximo mÉrcoles. ---el presidente de mexico, "felipe caldeÓn" visit el estado de veracruz para participar en una reunÓn de evaluacÓn de los daÑos causados por el paso del huraÁn "karl".---el mandatario recorrÓ algunas zonas afectadas en compaÍa del gobernador del estado, "fidel herrera", y le pidio a los afectados que acudan a los albergues para evitar la propagacÓn de enfermedades. ---"krupskaia alis" nos envio el siguiente reportaje. supers - 00:19 felipe calderon --mas de seis millones de mexicanos de la capital, recordaron con un simulacro a las victimas del terremoto de 1985.--el sismo de aq
Sep 12, 2010 11:35pm EDT
. -- the los angeles galaxy. angeles galaxy. -- the los angeles galaxy. >>> police and montgomery county are investigating a report that a man walked up to an 11-year- old girl near an elementary school. >>> a d.c. police said that one of their officers was forced to kill a dog at a street festival. two dogs were fighting. when the officer tried to separate them, the k9 bit the officer. >>> the rainy weather did not keep people from participating in this morning's triathlon. robert wade of arlington crossed the finish line first. he finished the race in 1 hour and 57 minutes. >>> remember may 19? >> yes, i do. >> that was a chilly day. it has been a long time. it has been a very long hot summer. we had rain earlier this morning. the skies had cleared and the fog is beginning to roll in. you can see it selling around the capitol building. it could cause delays as you head off to work or school. you want to take an extra few minutes. we have three stops for you this morning. it is 63 degrees in washington, d.c. it is 65 degrees with almost half an inch of rain. there was almost a whole and
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Sep 9, 2010 7:00pm EDT
these days. new word tonight that the officer at the center of a controversial shooting in los angeles has used his gun before a couple of times. that report comes as protesters again hit the streets to show their anger over police. >> get back. >> shepard: big crowds and chaos on the sidewalk. we'll show you the video of the latest confrontation and we will take you inside the community meeting where things got pretty heated. >> if we don't teach police officers to take knives away from people. [chanting] >> shepard: that's coming up. t. and then there's most complete. like what you get from centrum ultra men's. the most completeultivitamin for men. it has antioxidants to help support your immunity and nutrients like vitamin d for your colon. centrum ultra men's. and nutrients like vitamin d for your colon. she starts at dawn and so does her back that's two pills for a four hour drive. the drive is done. so it's a day of games and two more pills. the games are over, her pain is back, that's two more pills. and when she's finally home, but hang on, just two aleve can keep back pai
Sep 7, 2010 8:00pm EDT
would like to express our gratitude to our gracious hosts, the president of los angeles city college and the executive director of the l.a. foundation. i would like to have you join me in greeting -- dr. more? [applause] >> thank you. welcome to los angeles city college. i am president of the campus. we would like to say a special thank you on behalf of the faculty, students, and staff to secretary sibelius and attorney general eric holder for bringing this important summit to los angeles city college. your success in fraud prevention will mean for us that many more health care dollars remain in our community. we would like to thank you for the hard work that you are doing and wish you much success in your summit today. thank you for coming out to los angeles city college. [applause] >> i would very much like to express my thanks to many -- the many people who have worked so hard to make the summit possible. this includes our colleagues of the department of justice, at the department of health and human services, the office of the inspector general, and the administration on aging. a
Sep 27, 2010 12:00pm PDT
to the los angeles times but pg&e says those numbers are higher because they have more rigorous standards for reporting gas leaks. meantime lawmakers are calling for stronger regulation and oversight of natural gas pipelines. jackie spear will introduce a new bill tomorrow in response to the san bruno pipeline explosion that killed seven people and destroyed 35 homes. she spoke at that san bruno neighborhood today. >> i'm confident that all of the natural gas companies will recognize that this spill mandates both a reaction to what happened here in san bruno, and a fair plan for providing energy to this nation that is both safe and reliable. >> spears' bill would require automatic or remote shut-off valves on some transmission lines. utilities would also have to tell homeowners about the locations of nearby pipelines. federal investigators are currently looking into pg&e's handling of the san bruno pipeline explosion. >>> some home video that shows a navy helicopter dipping into lake tahoe is now being acknowledged and investigated by the navy. a tourist captured this video as you see her
Sep 27, 2010 7:30am PDT
with the unexpected consequences from their early infrastructure design. los angeles county is a land of sprawling development. with development comes hundreds of square miles of concrete, leaving no way for water to naturally soak into the ground. in areas of such widespread urbanization, flooding can be devastating. man: back in early 1930s, there was a flooding that took a lot of lives and property. as a result, the city of los angeles, in order to protect future flooding in the city, they decided to take the los angeles river and make it a flood control channel. they concreted the walls of the river in order for water to get to ocean much faster. narrator: cities throughout southern california converted natural rivers to these concrete channels, part of their storm drain systems. this allowed expanding development without the need for large flood plains. kharaghani: the los angeles river is approximately 51 miles. concrete reduces the size of the river that you need to carry the water because it speeds up the flow of water. if you'd like to remove all the concrete and to have natural system to
Sep 1, 2010 12:00am PDT
the time to come here from seattle, los angeles, new york, all across the country, interestingly those coastal cities, appropriately those coastal cities that are taking the time to be here, and begin the process not only of identifying the problem today and working through the consensus again, sort of sharing the same set of facts which continues to dominate the dialogue, but then begin the process of resolving what we do about this reality tomorrow. that being said, in san francisco i'm very proud to be a resident of a city, fifth generation city, of a city that has always been a city of dreamers and doers, a city of entrepreneurs, a city that doesn't just identify these larger global problems but begins to address strategies to solve them. indeed, san francisco is very proud of its leadership to begin the process of mitigation so that we don't have it adopt and as some have said suffer the consequences of global climate change. more mitigation, less adaption, less suffering. this city decided a number of years ago after the united states did the obvious and that was decided not to p
Sep 27, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. >>> the hottest state ever in los angeles. the temperatures soaring above 110. >> we start with our weather here. a flash flood watch is in effect. we've seen rainstorms and winds across the state today. what's next, doug? >> really not too much ght now. looking at shower activity over the last three hours. most of the activity to the east of the i- hi-95 correspond door. we've seen lake shore county and run dell county. but most to the right side of i-95. there is more rain to come. you can see the rain making its way up from the south. some of this rain overnight tonight will be heavy a times, most likely after the midnight hour, and that's why we do have that flash flood watch in effect for everybody through tomorrow morning. so as you're sending the kids off toward the school bus look for areas of rain, temperatures to 64 and 70 degrees as you make your way out tomorrow. it could be a very slow rush hour so give yourself a lot of extra time. my full forecast coming up just a little later on. >>> costs to a local poison center regarding synthetic marijuana have more than tripled in the last m
Sep 27, 2010 5:30pm PDT
. at a few minutes after noon today, it had already climbed to 113 degrees in downtown los angeles. that would make it the hottest day ever recorded in los angeles since they started keeping records. >>> in wisconsin tonight, a shaky levee system still holding back the wisconsin river which stood at record levels today, leaving parts of the city of portage completely submerged. there are 60 counties there with high water. state workers with sandbags have been shoring up the levees. many which were built back in the 1890s of sand and wood. experts say the river is expected to hold steady through tomorrow, then drop back to more normal levels, thankfully. >>> an nfl legend has died. george blanda was a genuine iron man with the oakland raiders. as quarterback and placekicker, he scored over 2,000 career points. he played for 26 years. didn't retire until the age of 48, making him a hero to us old guys everywhere. he threw 236 career touchdown passes, and is a member of the pro football hall of fame. george blanda was 83 years old. >>> and gloria stuart has died at the age of 100. she
Sep 28, 2010 4:00am PDT
rains in southern california, literally never hotter there than yesterday. downtown los angeles hit 113 degrees breaking the all-time record of 112 set in june, 1990. this led to tense of thousands of power outages, and the dry conditions have phi figfirefigh alert for fires. >>> making news "early today" in america, in texas, an elderly couple is dead and one firefighters recovering after a two alarm fire broke out in an apartment complex. forced to retreat when live ammunition started going off. authorities are investigating the cause of the fire. >>> in south dakota, the annual roundup of a free roaming buffalo herd in the custard state park attracted thousands. once a year the herd is rounded up the old-fashioned way for a visit to the buffalo doctor, if you will, where they'll be sorted, vaccinated, branded and then released to once again roam freely, home on the range. >>> a new exhibit opens in new york today. the yom dynasty exhibit. the more than 200 artifacts dating as far back as the late 1200s belonged to the grand son of ghengis khan. many items on display have never been s
Sep 13, 2010 5:30pm PDT
: not going off a cliff may be the new economic norm in california. lee cowan, nbc news, los angeles. >>> hurdling along to the east coast now, hurricane igor, thousands of miles out to sea, and that's a good thing, because it's a category 4 so far, second most powerful storm there is. sustained winds of 150 miles an hour at the core. nasa has an incredible view of it from space tonight. this is a monster with a well defined eye. big enough storm that it would stretch from dallas, texas, to washington, d.c. it could strengthen to a category 5, but may skirt bermuda with strong winds. it's expected so far to stay well away from the u.s. coast. again, however, whipping up waves along the east coast. trical storm julia has formed, behind igor, part of that daisy chain across the atlantic. not nearly as strong with winds of about 50 miles an hour. also not posing a threat, they don't believe to the u.s. we can't remember a sitting justice on the u.s. supreme court ever stopping by our studios here, but it happened today. we spent some time with justice steven breyer, appointed by preside
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